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In that vein, Bluehost does have a few good things going for it. It’s affordable. And you can get started relatively quick.
Here they are in detail.
1. Low Introductory Pricing
Bluehost is also one of the most inexpensive options available, another reason for it’s massive popularity. It is a good price among the most popular options.
2. Good Security Options
Bluehost’s security options are good, offering tools that combat some of the most common website risks.
For example, you can prevent spam with tools like SpamAssassin, Spam Experts, and Spam Hammer. They support CloudFlare, which helps prevent pesky DDoS attacks that can bring a site down with an overwhelming amount of traffic from different sources.
They also offer hot link protection (preventing people from stealing your images or content), IP address blacklists to block problematic individuals and SSH access for secure web sessions.
3. Many Integrations and Apps
Bluehost also comes with a dashboard full of applications so that you can integrate various services, like Google Apps and the aforementioned CloudFlare, to increase the possibilities of your site.
4. ‘Official’ WordPress.org Recommended Host
WordPress official site (WordPress.org) recently re-made their hosting page. On that page, they’ve listed 3 hosting providers including Bluehost.